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Local Live Remote – Krista Detor and Friends from Airtime Studios, Part 1


Our annual Winter Holiday show from Airtime Studios with Krista Detor, Jason Wilber, Amanda Biggs, David Weber, Justin Teague, John Missick, Steve Mascari, Ella Poletti, Michael White.

1. Krista Detor – Sibling Rivalry 2. Krista Detor – Red Velvet Box 3. Jason Wilber – Lazy Afternoon 4. Jason Wilber – Silver Bells 5. Amanda Biggs and Justin Teague – Peace On Earth 6. Amanda Biggs and Justin Teague – White Christmas 7. Krista Detor – More Than I Dare Say 8. Krista Detor – Castle In Wales 9. Steve Mascari – Feliz Navidad 10. Jason Wilber – Heaven 11. Krista Detor – Christmas In London


Activate! – Don Jones: Wonderlab


Retiree Don Jones talks about the amazing experience he has had as a 7 year volunteer with Wonderlab. Also, more volunteer opportunities from the Volunteer Network.

Wonderlab Trainings
Shalom Hospitality
Autumn Hills Activities Volunteer

Black Student Union Organizes Protest to Highlight Racial Inequality


WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh was on hand during a demonstration on campus last week organized by the Black Student Union to call attention to racial injustice and police/citizens relations, and brings us today’s community report.

Photo by Alycin Bektesh.

Daily Local News – December 8, 2014


An Indiana law limiting abortion clinics was declared unconstitutional last week; On November 26th, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a reduction in the allowable level of ground level ozone in the atmosphere; A law prohibiting dead people from voting was responsible for delays in tallying election results last month; Local realtors and other concerned citizens will have a chance to talk informally with Monroe County officials about a set of controversial new zoning laws.

WFHB News Director Alycin Bektesh was on hand during a demonstration on campus last week organized by the Black Student Union to call attention to racial injustice and police/citizens relations, and brings us today’s community report.

Our weekly segment spotlighting people working for positive change in our community.

Today’s headlines were written by David Murphy and Sophia Saliby
Along with Joe Crawford for CATSweek, a partnership with Community Access Television Services.
Our feature was produced by Alycin Bektesh
Activate! is produced by Jennifer Whitaker, along with the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network
Our engineer is Chris Martin,
Manging Producer is Joe Crawford
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh.

Brown County Hour – Episode #33 – December 7, 2014


Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Rick Fettig & Jeff Foster.

First aired Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 9 AM on WFHB

☆ In this episode of the Brown County Hour:

  • Musical guest Kenan Rainwater talks about his recent CD, As The River Flows, produced by the Reverend Peyton, and we hear selected tunes from the project

    Kenan Rainwater

    Kenan Rainwater

  • Director of Mother’s Cupboard Sherry Houze discusses the Cupboard’s work to help feed Brown Countians in need
  • Brown County singer/songwriter extraordinaireCari Ray launches the pilot segment of her new BCH series, For A Song, wherein she explores the creative processes involved in finding your muse
  • Rick Fettig offers a heartfelt perspective on public assistance, and also some thoughts on a persimmon tree
  • Our old friend Pete Sebert returns to visit Brown County, and offers some uplifting thoughts in a freewheeling interview with Pam Raider
  • Poetry by Gunther Flumm
  • Dave Seastrom delivers another pithy essay
  • FOSTER JONES perform Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas in this archive recording from our December 2010 episode.
✇ Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.

Books Unbound – “Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs,” Episode Two: “The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes” and “The Cloak” by Gogol

“Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs” is the second of a three-part of classic short satiric fiction. This week, the conclusion of The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes, an early Spanish novella published anonymously and officially banned during the Inquisition, followed by the first part of “The Cloak” by Russian master Nikolai Gogol. Both stories have an outsider protagonist, the one a sly but often clueless rascal who finds success in a government job, and the other a downtrodden government employee who longs for the clothes to make him a man. Guest readers are Tony Brewer and Frank Buczolich. Hosted by Sarah Torbeck, with announcer Berklea Going.
The episode features music interludes written in the era of Lazarillo by Diego Ortiz, with selections from Recercadas del Tratado de Glosas performed by Jordi Savali and by the Ensemble for the Seicento. Music for “The Cloak” comes from the Viola Sonata in D Minor by Gogol’s contemporary Mikhail Glinka and performed by Nobuko Imai. The translation ofLazarillo is by Robert S, Rudder. “The Cloak” appeared in the 1917 collection Best Russian Short Stories edited by Thomas Seltzer.
Produced and written by Cynthia Wolfe, with assistant producers Doug Storm and Robert Shull. Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh. Theme music by The Impossible Shapes.

EcoReport – Karst Farm Greenway


In today’s EcoReport feature, we hear about the new Karst Farm Greenway, a trail on the west side of Bloomington.

Local Live – Shame Thugs

Shame Thugs join our Local Live series for an exclusive low-fi bump and grind radio experience.

1. Bakery
2. Everyone Like
3. Break it Off
4. Cheryl Miller
5. Galaxy

Activate! – Maqube Reese: Within Our Lifetime


Maqube Reese introduces the new community campaign Within Our Lifetime, dedicated to ending racism. As the community organizer for WOL, Maqube explains how the start up is starting up and building a base of support – including volunteers for upcoming events in 2015! Also, Volunteer Connection offers opportunities to work for civil rights in our community.

Within Our LIfetime
Within Our Lifetime Twitter Town Hall
MLK Day Opportunities
Library MLK Day Volunteering

Books Unbound – “Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs,” Episode One: The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, Part One


“Short, With a Wicked Tongue and Long Legs” is a three-part program of short satiric fiction that has “legs” because it stands up to the test of time. This week, The Life of Lazarillo de Tormes, His Fortunes and Misfortunes as Told by Himself, an anonymous 16th-century Spanish novella banned by the Inquisition. Lazarillo is a classic of Spanish literature, a subversive comedy about poverty, religious hypocrisy, and social class written in the voice of a sly, resilient but often clueless servant boy. Novelist Jane Smiley considers Lazarillo the first literary work primarily concerned with an average person and the need to make a living. Guest reader is Tony Brewer. Hosted by Sarah Torbeck, with announcer Berklea Going.

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